Microsoft Teams – The Power of Video Chat

For Everyone   With more people working remotely and following social distancing guidelines, it can be challenging to stay connected. Typical watercooler chat and hallway walks with co-workers are understandably happening less frequently.  With Microsoft Teams, you...

Rover Successfully Launches at HMW and HMCCH; HMH Continues Roll Out

For Nurses   Rover, a simplified version of Epic on a smartphone, recently completed successful launches for nurses at HMW and HMCCH. HMH continues its rollout next week on Monday, June 8 with Jones 9, Fondren 12 and Alkek 7 and 8. If you work in one of these...

Secure Chat – Tip of the Week

For All Epic Users  Attaching an Image to a Message Through Secure Chat you can chat within Epic with one person or with groups to exchange non-urgent patient messages, including adding photos. If you need to send urgent communications or contact on-call providers,...

Making Epic More Secure

For Everyone  Extra Safeguards Now in Place Demonstrating our commitment to keeping our patient data secure, Houston Methodist is one of the first hospital systems worldwide to adopt all of Epic’s recommended security features.   In 2019, more than 41 million patient...

Microsoft Teams – Get the Training You Need/Tip of the Week

For Everyone  Want to learn more about Microsoft Teams? With more of us working remotely, we now have new tools like Microsoft Teams to keep us better connected. To help you take full advantage of this tool, you can now sign up for instructor-led training in LMS...

Travel Advisory Column Removed from TPR

For Registration and PAS  The Travel Advisory column in Today’s Patients Report (TPR) has been removed because of the amount of time it takes to create and load reports. If a BPA appears during travel screening, a patient chart advisory will also appear on...

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